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Is "facetious" unique, as the only English word with all vowels appearing once, and in alphabetical order? Or, if you count Y as a vowel (as some do) does the same apply to "facetiously"?

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This topic has also been covered here. –  coleopterist Mar 11 '13 at 4:18
    
Kind of a trivia question - not sure if welcome here –  Mohit Mar 11 '13 at 4:38
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marked as duplicate by coleopterist, tchrist, Mitch, Kristina Lopez, kiamlaluno Mar 11 '13 at 19:31

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Per RegDwighт♦'s answer to the question mentioned as a possible duplicate, abstemious also has all the vowels in order.

Both facetiously and abstemiously have the five usual vowels and also Y, with the vowels and Y appearing in alphabetical order.

Note: I'm uncertain whether the present question is a duplicate, so haven't voted to close it on that account. Even if it isn't a duplicate, it might be considered off topic, like the previous question.

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